Thursday, 12 January 2017

Taunton Castle

Taunton castle wikipedia
It was in the Great Hall, in 1685, that Judge Jeffreys held the Bloody Assizes following the Monmouth Rebellion.[6] Of more than 500 supporters of James Monmouth brought before the court on the 18 and 19 September 144 were hanged and their remains displayed around the county to ensure people understood the fate of those who rebelled against the king.[6]

Haunted Taunton Castle
The Museum of Somerset: Scene depicting The Bloody Assizes

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